ROCKY MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL CENTER
For you and your child, childcare is a critical extension of your family. Rocky Mountain Preschool Center offers a quality environment that incorporates your child's uniqueness into our classrooms. Our belief is that in a sound learning atmosphere, your child will develop a true sense of his or her identity.
Our professional staff includes a program director, three lead teachers and four teachers assistants. Additionally, four Foster Grandparents provide love and guidance to our preschool children, ensuring a high level of individual attention. All of our teachers and assistants are certified in CPR and first aid and attend between 23 and 80 hours of professional development training per year.
Rocky Mountain Preschool follows a curriculum based on the children's interests, abilities and needs. Kindergarten readiness skills are emphasized on a daily basis through play and group activities. Building strong bonds and healthy attachments with all children is the number one priority for our staff. RMDC utilizes the Pyramid Model of Social/Emotional Development.
STARS TO QUALITY PROGRAM
RMPC participates in the STARS to Quality Program. The STARS to Quality Program is a continuous quality improvement program for every childhood education center in Montana.
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QUICK FACTS ABOUT
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL
Hours of Operation
7:30 am - 5:30pm
Monday through Friday
We participate in the Stars to Quality program.
We serve breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack to children daily.
Each child has a toothbrush to practice good oral hygiene daily.
Teacher to student ratio:
Infant/Toddlers - 1:4
Ages 2/3 - 1:8
Ages 4/5 - 1:10
The Rocky Mountain Preschool Center is not income based like the Head Start program.
We have a public and private Facebook page for parents to keep up with their children's activities throughout the day.
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Rocky Mountain Preschool Center, Director
Miss Hannah graduated from University of Montana Western with an Associates of Science in Early Childhood Education and has been in child care for over sixteen years. She and her husband, Jon, have two wonderful children, Lilli (12) and Jaysen (9).
Primary Teacher, Wolf Pack Room
Miss Jordan has been in childcare for a total of seven years, three of which at RMPC. She loves watching her RMPC children grow as they prepare for kindergarten. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Ambrose, and two children, Ammy and Sayer.
Primary Teacher, Grizzly Room
Miss Danielle is coming up on one year with RMPC as the Grizzly Room Primary Teacher. She has been in childcare for a total of four years. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tracy, and two children Brent (11) and Kaylee (7).
Primary Teacher, Infant & Toddler Room
Miss Betsey has been with RMPC for nearly three years this September, and involved in childcare for a total of six years. She enjoys working with infants and toddlers specifically because she believes it is a child's biggest growth and development stage in life and the most important.
Assistant Teacher, Grizzly Room
Miss Katelyn has been with RMPC for almost one year, but in childcare for nearly nine years. She has a Bachelors degree of Science in Psychology from Carroll College and when she's not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Devon, and puppy, Senna.
Assistant Teacher, Wolf Pack Room
Miss Marian has been with RMPC for one year. Recently married, Miss Marian enjoys hiking with her husband, Cody, and their two dogs, Bear and Athena. When she's not outdoors, she enjoys snuggling up with a good book as well.
Assistant Teacher, Infant & Toddler Room
Miss Karen has been with RMPC for a total of four years in January 2018. When she's not at work, she enjoys spending time and spoiling her eight grandchildren, ranging from ages four months to eleven years old.
LOW INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE (LIEAP)
OUTREACH & EDUCATION
HOME BUYER EDUCATION & COUNSELING
SPIRIT OF SERVICE
RETIRED SENIOR & VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
HEAD START PROGRAM
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL CENTER
HISTORY OF RMDC
RMDC has been serving Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Broadwater Counties since 1963.
Our dedicated & talented staff impact lives in our community
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MISSION OF RMDC
RMDC strives to improve quality of life and promotes
self-sufficiency for all humans.
CAREERS AT RMDC
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JACKSON STREET CENTER
648 Jackson Street
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